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Our Stories

Inspiring stories about hope and love for youth experiencing homelessness, as well as up-to-date news about Covenant House Vancouver

Youth have fun making soap!

Our male Crisis Program thought it would be a fun idea for the youth to try making their own soap. The youth workers weren't sure how it would be received but the young men loved it and had a blast! ... Read more

Kristy HayterNovember 15, 2019

One week until Sleep Out: Executive Edition!

On November 21st we are challenging C-suite executives, business owners, leaders within their organization to Sleep Out for one night in solidarity with the youth we serve here at Covenant House. With only a sleeping bag and a piece of cardboard, participants will ... Read more

Kristy HayterNovember 14, 2019

Big thanks to Rogers for volunteering with us!

Recently employees from Rogers Communications volunteered with us. They helped us restocked and tidy our clothing room and they thanked our donors by helping us with our Thank-a-Thon. Thank you Rogers for all your support!

Kristy HayterNovember 13, 2019

Immediacy is a core principle at Covenant House

Covenant House Vancouver immediately meets the basic needs of youth experiencing homelessness through a nourishing meal, a shower, clean clothes, medical attention and a safe place to sleep.

Kristy HayterNovember 12, 2019

Lest We Forget

Covenant House Vancouver is remembering of all of those who have served our country and our thoughts are with those serving now. In recognition of the significance of Remembrance Day in honouring Canadian Veterans and those serving in the military ... Read more

Kristy HayterNovember 11, 2019

Lena feels safe and free for the first time…

Lena stayed in our Crisis Program for almost year. She had arrived in Vancouver fleeing from a country where her rejection of the state religion was a death sentence. Lena reveled in the freedoms she had access to in Canada.   During her stay ... Read more

Kristy HayterNovember 07, 2019

Board games and hot chocolate!

The young women in our Crisis Program had a cozy evening in recently. They played all kinds of board games and had delicious gourmet hot chocolate. What a lovely way to spend a fall evening.

Kristy HayterNovember 06, 2019